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Universal Orlando's Despicable Me Minion Mayhem Opens 2nd July 2012

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    Minion recruits: mark your calendars! Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, one of the most anticipated theme park attractions of 2012, will officially open at Universal Orlando Resort on July 2.

    This brand-new ride combines the outrageous humor and memorable characters of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s blockbuster film Despicable Me, with an all-new storyline, incredible new animation and the latest 3-D technology to create a wildly hysterical theme park experience.

    Families will watch in amazement as they are transformed into minions, laugh together as they train to join Gru’s minion army and boogie down during the world’s-first minion-inspired dance party. Despicable Me Minion Mayhem is hilarious and heartwarming fun for the entire family.

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    The ride begins when guests enter Gru, Margo, Edith and Agnes’ home and learn they are being recruited to become minions. After picking up 3-D “minion goggles” in the living room and being scanned for “human germs” in the Minionization Prep Room, guests board Minion Transformation Pods to begin their training. Things don’t go as planned and guests find themselves on an unforgettable adventure through Gru’s lab that’s filled with laughter, chaos and tons of minions.

    The ride experience is capped off with an exciting dance party where guests can show off their best moves with the minions. With a sparkling disco ball hanging overhead, the interactive celebration features large projection screens so that guests can see themselves partying with the minions to the legendary disco tune “Boogie Fever.”

    Although Despicable Me Minion Mayhem officially opens on July 2, the attraction is now in technical rehearsal, meaning park guests may have the opportunity to experience the ride as a work in progress while Universal puts the finishing touches on the experience. Leading up to the grand opening, the attraction will run select days and times.

    Despicable Me Minion Mayhem is located in Universal Studios Florida. For more information about Universal Orlando Resort, visit www.universalorlando.com.
     
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    I just love the minions!
     
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    Very excited about this ride!! :excited:
     
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    Oh no Jeff, you are going to miss the anniversary parade and the water and fireworks show in the evening!
     
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    :lol: :lol: Sorry, we haven't been to Universal for 6 years or more and we are going this year just to see what all the fuss is about :lol:
     
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    Wendy we love US/IOA and go lots of times - buts nothing like Disney at all, keep that in mind! :lol:
     
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    We used to go :lol: and then they went and built that horrible multi story car park. We went once and never bothered again. Crikey that tells you how long it's been since we went, the other thing I remember is stitting on a bench near Jaws and feeling something tickling my foot and looking down to seen red ants on it, boy did I throw one :lol: :lol:
     
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    Awesome, look forward to trying this one!
     
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    Wendy you've got to give Universal another try, if only to do this ride and Harry Potter. :thumbsup:
     
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